The BSN Graduate will be able to:
1. Practice safe professional holistic nursing care.
2. Integrate Christian values and ethics into professional nursing practice.
Learning Objectives of the BSN Program
- Demonstrate the art and science of professional caring incorporating the professional values of the discipline of nursing.
- Model critical thinking within the practice of professional nursing.
- Appraise listening, oral, nonverbal, written, and visual communication skills for efficacy.
- Demonstrate utilization, integration and application of knowledge generated through research as evidence in practice.
- Perform a comprehensive assessment of individuals, families and aggregates utilizing current technologies when needed.
- Practice safe evidence based nursing care.
- Promote health through education, risk reduction, and disease prevention.
- Appreciate human diversity and the implications of a global health care environment.
- Acknowledge and assess the spirituality of self and others.
- Use information and communication technologies to care for the patient and to enhance one's own professional knowledge.
- Evaluate therapeutic nursing care for individuals, families and aggregate groups in a dynamic, multi-faceted health care system according to accepted standards of practice.
- Explain the multiple roles of the professional nurse as a leader.
- Explicate the characteristics of holistic nursing practice within a Christian worldview.
- Apply to nursing practice an ethical framework that incorporates Christian worldview, moral concepts, professional ethics, law and respects diverse values and beliefs.
- Develop personal goals for continued professional development, self-care, and lifelong learning.
The baccalaureate nursing programs at Eastern University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001, (202) 887-6791.